Ryerson film graduates Elad Winkler and Ryan Silverman used their final film project to examine two sides of an age-old conflict, now they’re reaping the rewards.
The stories in Mad Forest are drawn from conversations with people who lived through the 1989 Romanian revolution, which overthrew a totalitarian Communist regime. Playwright Caryl Churchill worked in collaboration with British and Romanian acting students to compose the play, which was first produced in June 1990, six months after the revolution took place.
Concerns about the double cohort dominated much of Monday’s board of governors meeting.
Campus union representatives are outraged after receiving notice last week that they are going to be evicted from their Jorgenson Hall offices by the end of this month.